Wanted: Models of Consent Form for Family Oral History
My family is engaged in our own informal oral history project -- one of us (not me) interviewing our two oldest members every weekend by phone/Skype. Although the elders doubt their stories would interest anyone outside the family, I'm very conscious that historians might find some of the material fascinating.
Because I raised the issue of an "advanced directive" for the interviews, I've been delegated to find models of consent forms that would let our elders decide how these interviews get used and preserved. (I can think of at least two suitable institutions with existing oral history collections.)
Any other legal/ethical issues we should be talking about?
Feel free to post replies on H-Oralhist or write to me off-list.
Thanks very much,
Karen Reeds, PhD, Project Director
New Jersey Medical School: The First Half-Century
An Oral History Project
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